Trans. Status:

Helen le Grange McLellan

 
ID Number: 1987.113
Title: Helen le Grange McLellan
Title Type: assigned
Item Status: Permanent Collection     Legal Status: Permanent Collection
Object Name: oil paintings (visual works)
portraits
Collection Type: Paintings
Artist/Maker: Turner, Helen Maria, 1858-1958 (painter) -- More information
Date: 1928
Process/Technique: Oil on canvas
Materials: oil paint (paint)
canvas
Dimensions: 50 x 40 inches
Frame Dimensions: 53 5/8 x 43 11/16 inches
Object Description Three-quarter length portrait of a young dark haired woman seated in three-quarter view facing forward. She wears a sleeveless dark dress and a sautoir, or long strand of pearls around her neck and down to her lap. Her legs are crossed; her left hand rests in her lap, while her right hand rests on the edge of her chair upon which is thrown a patterned throw or wrap. She wears a watch on her right wrist. On the table beside her is a jug with flowers, a long strand of beads, and a small open book. On the wall above table is a portrait of an infant wearing a lace cap and long cloak; behind her head is a miniature oval portrait in a square frame.
Label Text: LDL: Painting in Louisiana from the Historic New Orleans Collection 2010-08-22
Portrait of a young dark haired woman seated in three-quarter view facing forward. She wears a sleeveless dark dress and a long strand of pearls around her neck. On the table beside her is a jug of flowers, a strand of beads, and a small open book.
Extent: 1 item
Acq. Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Gustave Pitard
Inscription(s): Signature and date signed positioned bottom left
"Helen M. Turner / N.O. 1928"
Label in ink positioned verso top right on stretcher
"Property of / Mrs. Helen Pitard McLellan / 22 Audubon Place"
in chalk positioned verso top center on stretcher
"UR: 29"
on iron corner stretcher adjusters
"Pat. / Feb [5] / 1883 / Jun. 16 / 1885 / A. D. S."
Subjects: Portrait paintings
Women
Jewelry
Necklaces
Pearls
Condition: Good
Other Number: Louisiana Digital Library lp000184
Multimedia Link: http://louisianadigitallibrary.org/cdm/ref/collection/LPH/id/50
Permalink: http://hnoc.minisisinc.com/thnoc/catalog/1/47390


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